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Sat, Apr 21, 2018

Airborne 04.20.18: Continental Jet-A Seminole, SWA Fallout, NYC NIMBY's Helo's

Also: Teamsters Talk Allegiant, Coleman Young Airport, Miracle Flights, IN Av Repair Biz Cleared

Piper has selected the Continental Motors CD-170 compression ignition engine fueled with Jet-A to power the next generation of the Piper PA-44 Seminole. After selecting the CD-155 Jet-A engine to power the Archer DX, Piper Aircraft extends its Jet-A powered range of trainer aircraft with the PA-44. By transitioning to Jet-A burning engines, the Seminole DX addresses the requirements expressed by many customers across the world, especially in the many regions where Avgas availability and cost is a concern. "Our relationship with Piper on the Archer DX has allowed Continental Motors to expand its products to provide solutions required by pilot training organizations across the world," said Rhett Ross, President of Continental Motors Group. In its initial examination of the Southwest Boeing 737 that suffe

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Sat, Apr 21, 2018

AMA Drone Report 04.19.18: AMA Leadership, FAA Reauthorization, Coachella

Also: New French Regs, Drone Boot Camp, Public Safety Drone Standards, DroneShield Protects NASCAR

It’s a little bit sad and yet a bit cool to see AMA make an exciting change in leadership as hard-working executive Director Dave Mathewson, passes the baton to long-time AMA’s Public Relations and Government Affairs guru, Chad Budreau. AMA Boss, Rich Hansen tells us that, Dave Mathewson’s announcement that he planned to resign as AMA’s Executive Director (ED), the Executive Council (EC) has launched a nationwide search to fill this extremely important position. The process will consider candidates from both inside and outside of the organization in an effort to find the most qualified and experienced individual to serve as ED and Chief Operating Officer. This process will likely take several months. Leaders of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee last Friday

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Sat, Apr 21, 2018

Rep. Jim Bridenstine Confirmed As NASA Administrator

Oklahoma Republican Becomes The 13th Leader Of The Space Agency

The United States Senate voted Thursday 50-49 to confirm Congressman Jim Bridenstine (R-OK) as the 13th administrator for NASA. The vote was along party lines, which is unusual for the confirmation of a NASA administrator.

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Sat, Apr 21, 2018

Cargo Airlines Respond To FAA Reauthorization Section 744 Language

Says Language Would Introduce 'Significant Safety And Security Risks For Cargo Aircraft'

The cargo pilots of Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l, the Independent Pilots Association, and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters Airline Division have issued a statement concerning the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018 (H.R. 4) introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives last Friday.

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Sat, Apr 21, 2018

Orlando, FL Airport Authority Stays With TSA For Security Screening

TSA Union Applauds Decision To Not Privatize Airport Screeners

The Greater Orlando Aviation Authority (GOAA) voted Wednesday to rescind its previous controversial vote to begin the process of contracting out security at Orlando International Airport, a move that was applauded by the union representing TSA employees.

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Sat, Apr 21, 2018

Airborne-Unmanned 04.17.18: XPO 2018, Drone Broadcasts, Airbus Inspection Drone

Also: NZ AFB Drone Incident, Police UAVs, Inaugural Drone Boot Camp, Predator 5M Flight Hours

This is it! THE major unmanned exposition of the year -- AUVSI XPONENTIAL 2018 starts Monday, April 30, 2018 at 1:00 PM and runs through Thursday, May 3, 2018, 4:00 PM (MDT) at the Colorado Convention Center, in Denver, CO. This premier event unites the largest global community of drone, intelligent robotics and unmanned systems leaders to shape the future of the industry. Featuring the largest and most comprehensive trade show, this event is the spot to learn from daily keynotes with tech visionaries and 200+ world-class sessions as well as connect with 8,500+ industry pros and business experts from 20+ industries. Service Electric TV2 has partnered with Lehigh Valley Drone to add a UAS to its broadcasts of the Lehigh Valley Ironpigs games. The Lehigh Valley Ironpigs are a Minor League Baseball team, and

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Sat, Apr 21, 2018

AFMC Supporting Analysis Of T-6 Unexplained Physiological Events

Aircraft Had Been Subject To An Operational Pause Traced To Oxygen System Issues

Air Force Materiel Command is playing a lead role in analyzing unexplained physiological events with the T-6 Texan II training platform. Maj. Gen. T. Glenn Davis, AFMC mobilization assistant to the commander, is leading a team to determine the root causes and corrective actions for recent T-6 aircrew breathing system problems.

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Sat, Apr 21, 2018

Boeing Business Jets Celebrates Flyaway Of First BBJ MAX Airplane

BBJ MAX 8 Delivered To An Undisclosed Customer

Boeing has celebrated the fly away of the first BBJ MAX airplane, which extends the range, performance and cabin comforts of the world's most popular business jetliner.

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Sat, Apr 21, 2018

NASA Planet Hunter Successfully Launched

TESS Will Begin Work In Approximately 60 Days

NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) launched on the first-of-its-kind mission to find worlds beyond our solar system, including some that could support life.

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Sat, Apr 21, 2018

First-Of-Kind P-8A Ground Test Saves $11.2 Million

Improves 'Speed To Fleet' For The New Aircraft

Seeking to improve “Speed to Fleet,” a team from across the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) test and evaluation community created, developed and successfully completed capabilities-based testing and evaluation in a Live, Virtual and Constructive (LVC) environment for P-8A Poseidon mission systems.

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